Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
E4 Percentage who participated in binge drinking on at least one occasion in the past month

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,995 100.0 231 13.0 11.2- 15.0 1,764 87.0 85.0- 88.8
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,141 100.0 162 15.6 13.1- 18.5 979 84.4 81.5- 86.9
  African American, Non-Hispanic 466 100.0 43 11.1 8.0- 15.2 423 88.9 84.8- 92.0
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 66 100.0 6 6.9 2.1- 20.8 60 93.1 79.2- 97.9
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 82 100.0 7 8.2 3.8- 16.9 75 91.8 83.1- 96.2
  Latino/Hispanic 228 100.0 10 3.9 1.6- 9.0 218 96.1 91.0- 98.4
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 55 100.0 1 1.8 0.3- 12.0 54 98.2 88.0- 99.7
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 129 100.0 11 9.6 4.9- 18.1 118 90.4 81.9- 95.1
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 452 100.0 48 13.4 9.9- 18.0 404 86.6 82.0- 90.1
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 648 100.0 74 13.3 10.2- 17.2 574 86.7 82.8- 89.8
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 709 100.0 97 14.6 11.8- 18.0 612 85.4 82.0- 88.2
Age                  
  18-24 355 100.0 59 18.4 14.0- 23.9 296 81.6 76.1- 86.0
  25-30 405 100.0 64 14.3 10.9- 18.5 341 85.7 81.5- 89.1
  31-40 845 100.0 77 10.4 8.0- 13.3 768 89.6 86.7- 92.0
  41-44 390 100.0 31 8.4 5.6- 12.5 359 91.6 87.5- 94.4

Source: 2012 North Carolina BRFSS
PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.